Posts Tagged “Countryside”

Music beating virus so far

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Music beating virus so far

Music beating virus so far Communities planning free concerts this summer By Steve Metsch Local communities are hoping their summer music festivals are not casualties of the coronavirus, which has result in so many spring cancelations. Brookfield and Lyons are banking on the lifting of restrictions of large groups because of concerns of spreading the…

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Time out for bars, restaurants

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Time out for bars, restaurants Owner hopes closings contains coronavirus     By Steve Metsch Nick Mataragas knows that Gov. JB Pritzker’s decision to close all restaurants and bars in the state to dine-in customers will cost him money, but he understands the importance of the governor’s latest step to combat the spread of coronavirus….

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Countryside Navy Recruit teaching students

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Countryside Navy Recruit teaching students

Photo: Countryside Navy Recruit teaching students Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class Cory Van Beveren, from Countryside, Ill., assigned to USS Constitution, teaches students at New Hanover High School how to tie knots during Wilmington Navy Week. Wilmington is one of the selected cities to host a 2019 Navy Week, a week dedicated to raising U.S. Navy…

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Countryside concerts return

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Countryside concerts return Free music fills Thursday nights this summer  By Steve Metsch Billed as a “Passport Through Countryside,” the City of Countryside again presenting its annual Summer Concert Series on Thursday nights through Aug. 2. Each week has a different country for a theme. The series started on June 7 with Rosie & The…

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No shortage of big stories

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No shortage of big stories

No shortage of big stories 2017 had plenty of highlights in suburbs By Steve Metsch As the end of 2017 approaches, the Desplaines Valley News is taking a look back at the top stories of the past year. This week, we will highlight Bridgeview, Summit, Hodgkins, Indian Head Park, Countryside and Lyons. Next week, we…

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Russell’s Barbecue is coming to Countryside

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Russell’s Barbecue is coming to Countryside Legendary restaurant to occupy former home of Beef  ‘N Brandy By Steve Metsch One of the Chicago area’s most famous barbecue restaurants plans to come to Countryside. Russell’s Barbecue, located at 1621 Thatcher Ave., Elmwood Park, hopes to open a restaurant in  the former Beef ‘N Brandy Restaurant, 5545…

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